Stand 21 and its racing foundation honoured by the FIA

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At the recent FIA Americas Awards ceremony, held in Mexico City, OMDAI Vice President José Abed honored Stand 21 and its foundation, ‘Racing Goes Safer’ for their contribution to the safety of drivers in motor racing.

The award was presented in the presence of FIA president Jean Todt, Emerson Fittipaldi, the mayor of Mexico City Miguel Ángel Mancera, former Mexican President Felipe Calderon, over 250 FIA representatives from various countries in South, Central and North America and award-winning racing drivers.

Stand 21’s range of products address the needs of all racers, from vintage to top-flight racing, in every auto-racing category. Stand 21 has continually worked in tight collaboration with the most knowledgeable medical doctors and safety experts in the world through its “Racing Goes Safer” Foundation.

As a motorsport safety source, the Stand 21 Safety Foundation, “Racing Goes Safer” is a non-profit organization with a primary purpose of promoting enhanced motorsports safety. Achieving this goal in collaboration with medical and scientific bodies, as well as with major series’ organizers (FIA, SFI, NHRA, SCTA, SCCA, SCORE…) in order to bring awareness of safety issues, and solutions to the forefront of motorsports world.

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John joined UKi Media & Events in 2012 and has worked across a range of B2B titles within the company's automotive portfolio. Prior to joining the company, John worked for leading automotive design website, Car Design News. Currently editor of Engine Technology International, Professional MotorSport World, Professional MotorSport Circuit, and Transmission Technology International, John co-ordinates the day-the-day operations of each magazine, from commissioning and writing to editing and signing-off, as well managing web and social media content. Aside from the magazines, John also serves as chairman of the annual Professional MotorSport World Awards.

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